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Constitution of the Confederate States

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ISBN-10: 1557091781

ISBN-13: 9781557091789

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert Rhett, Robert Smith, Richard Walker, Jackson Morton, James Owens

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The Confederate States adopted their Permanent Constitution on March 11, 1861. The original document consisted of five vellum sheest pasted together to form a scroll over twelve feet long. The original document, along with many other documents of the Confederacy, was found at a train station in 1865 by a war-time correspondent, Felix DeFontaine. In 1883, he sold the manuscript to Mrs. George Wymberley Jones DeRenne. In 1939, the DeRenne family sold the document to the University of Georgia, where it now resides.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 7/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 36
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Rhett is often referred to as the "Father of Secession." From South Carolina, he was appointed Chairman of the Confederate Consitution Committee (Permanent Version).

One of the two Florida framers of the Confederate Constitution.